Ålesund
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Ålesund: Ålesund and Surrounding Islands Audio Guide Tour

1. Ålesund: Ålesund and Surrounding Islands Audio Guide Tour

Explore Ålesund and its surroundings with a guide and learn about the history and culture of the region. Visit landmarks including a 12th-century church, a local lighthouse, and a lookout point all on one tour. Meet your driver and head to the island of Giske. Visit the Giske Church, a 12th-century church built from white marble, located approximately 10km from the Ålesund city center. Head across the water to the island of Alnes. See views of the Atlantic ocean as you explore the fishing island. Stop at Alnes Fyr, a local lighthouse with a cafe. Spend some time in Alnes Fyr Cafe, where you can purchase coffee and snacks. The last stop is the Aksla viewpoint. Here you can take in panoramic views of the city and archipelago. You can stop here to have a coffee or something to eat at Fjellstua restaurant. If you wish to go to the city center, you can end the tour at the viewpoint. Otherwise, you will be taken back to the tour starting point.

Alesund: Private Tour to the Viking Islands

2. Alesund: Private Tour to the Viking Islands

After meeting with your guide, you will be delivered to the summit of Aksla Mountain. There you can enjoy the fantastic view of gorgeous Alesund with its unusual architectural style, as you listen to your clever guide and learn some fascinating stories about your next destination. Next, you will follow the numerous sub-sea tunnels to your next destination, the Viking island of Giske. This is the birthplace of the famous Viking Rollon, who was the ancestor of the British Royal Family. You will then visit the Viking's island of Godoy and the old fishing village of Alnes (which has the legendary lighthouse from the Viking's epoch). Next, proceed to the Viking's island of Vigra, where you will learn about great Viking's heritage and explore the outermost island in the archipelago of Viking's clan Giske. Following your tour, you will be delivered to your tour meeting point in Alesund, or any other place within the Old City.

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What people are saying about Ålesund

We liked it very much. The minibus was technically fully equipped and you could understand everything very well. The driver was also very nice and friendly. It was a great experience, we would recommend it.

Very nice tour, super nice driver and enough time to see everything. It was particularly beautiful at the top of the lighthouse. Thanks for a really nice tour.

Entertaining trip with a nice driver. Too bad that the church could not be visited, but we had the lighthouse to ourselves.

Great tour, very nice guide. We were in wonderful places all to ourselves. Can only recommend.

Very nice driver who showed and explained everything to us. We can only recommend. great tour